Ecommerce Logistics News - The End of Cheap Shipping From China

By Chi Mai
November 15, 2018

The White House wants to put an end to low-cost shipping from overseas, a move widely supported among U.S. e-commerce sellers.
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Supply Chain Commentary: Advanced analytics can drive growth for logistics companies

By Chi Mai
November 09, 2018

Last month, McKinsey published an article titled “Advanced analytics can drive the next wave of growth for transportation and logistics companies” arguing that while T&L companies are laggards in implementing the best practices in customer-facing...
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Supply Chain Technology News: New Amazon Key Service Allows Couriers to Enter Your House

By Chi Mai
November 06, 2018

It is no stranger that Amazon is heading to a futuristic ecommerce world when it comes to deliveries. From drones, Amazon Go, and more, the ecommerce giant has done it again with Amazon Key, a service that allows couriers to drop off your...
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IMO Carriage Ban for High Sulfur Fuel Is A Step in the Right Direction for Greener Shipping

By Chi Mai
October 29, 2018

An amendment to support consistent implementation of the forthcoming 0.50% limit on sulphur in ships fuel oil was adopted by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) on Friday (26 October), during the current session of the Marine...
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Supply Chain News - Why the weaker dollar and Donald Trump's trade war are good for local manufacturers

By Chi Mai
October 22, 2018

Prepare to start seeing more of the 'Made in Australia' logo in the next few years. That is because the Australian dollar's fall is leading to the resurgence of the local manufacturing industry.
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Freight Forwarding News - Port of Brisbane and the NHVR dicusses the changes to Chain of Responsibility

By Chi Mai
October 15, 2018

The Port of Brisbane has recently convened with many of its heavy vehicle operators and other associated businesses in the supply chain for a workshop with the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) to better understand the awaited changes to...
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Supply Chain News: WA's 'ethical supply chain' for lithium batteries

By Chi Mai
October 01, 2018

Western Australia’s future success in the battery metals sector will be elevated by its lack of child labour, according to Mines and Petroleum Minister Bill Johnston.
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Supply Chain News - Amazon unveils second fulfilment centre in Sydney

By Chi Mai
September 28, 2018
, By Chi Mai
September 28, 2018

New market entrant and retail giant Amazon has continued the aggressive roll-out of its Australian offering via the opening of a new 43,000 square metre fulfilment centre in Moorebank, Sydney in August 2018.
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Freight Forwarding News - Maersk to change fuel adjustment surcharge ahead of the 2020 sulphur cap

By Chi Mai
September 21, 2018
, By Chi Mai
September 21, 2018

New Bunker Adjustment Factor (BAF) surcharge enables customers to predict, plan and track how changes in fuel price impact the shipping freight rate.  Original article: Maersk Press Release
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Transport News - Trucks to skyrocket in Sydney's inner west due to transport projects

By Chi Mai
September 10, 2018

Trucks travelling to and from the Bays Precinct in Sydney's inner west are forecast to increase almost nine-fold to about 4200 movements a day within the next three years, due to major construction on several multibillion-dollar transport...
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